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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Nov. 17

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For One Essayist, 'The Unspeakable' Isn't Off-Limits

Meghan Daum's new collection looks at life in that awkward stage of adulthood that comes before you'd call yourself middle-aged. "Are we in the twilight of youth?" she asks. "That sounds not good."
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Producer Of 'Knight Rider' And 'Battlestar Galactica' Dies At 77

Glen A. Larson, who was responsible for some of the most iconic television shows of the '70s and '80s, succumbed Friday to complications related to cancer, his son says.
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For One Artist, Colorblindness Opened Up A World Of Black And White

After his diagnosis, Peter Milton wasn't about to abandon art; but he did feel he had to abandon color. Today he says he finds black and white to be "fully more elegant than color."
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Family Film Offers Glimpse Of 'Three Minutes In Poland' Before Holocaust

In 1938, Glenn Kurtz's grandfather went on vacation and filmed a few minutes of footage of his Polish hometown. Seventy years later, his grandson set out to find the people who appeared in that film.
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Jacobson And Glazer Take 'Broad City' On The Road

Real-life friends and comedians Abbi Jacobsen and Ilana Glazer star in Broad City, about two flawed women navigating New York City in their 20s. NPR's Rachel Martin caught up with them on tour.
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Today's Fairy Tales Started Out (Even More) Dark And Harrowing

Evil figures prominently in favorite bedtime stories. But a new translation of the first edition of the Brothers Grimm's tales reveals exactly how un-sanitized and murderous these stories once were.
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The King Of Housewives Dishes Pop Culture's Delightful Dirt

Pop culture juggernaut Andy Cohen has written a new memoir, The Andy Cohen Diaries. He speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about why celebrity fascinates him and how he went from journalism to reality TV.
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Marvel's 'Black Panther' Isn't Just Another Black Superhero

The recently announced feature, scheduled for November 2017, may be the first Afrofuturist film with a shot of blockbuster success.
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How'd Karyn Parsons Get Her Gig On 'Fresh Prince'? Brattiness.

Parsons played Hilary Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The role first called for a model type, but Parsons says she couldn't do that. So, she says, she made Hilary self-centered: a "real brat."

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